Category: People

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“Floating Hospital” Gives Free Healthcare To Families of Domestic Abuse & Homeless

March 1, 2017Posted by Helaina Hovitz

New York City is experiencing an ongoing crisis of family…


12 Easy Ways You Can Change The World In a Day

February 7, 2017Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Guest Editorial: Orly Wahba is Founder of the nonprofit Life…


Putting the “Good” in Grief For Kids Living With Loss

January 23, 2017Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Dealing with the loss of a loved one is hard…


Twins Help Kids Across U.S. Find Volunteer Opportunities

January 11, 2017Posted by Helaina Hovitz

When these 14-year-old twins were shut out of volunteer opportunities,…


Female Survivors Use Custom Tech For Social Change

January 6, 2017Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Everyone has a voice, but even in a video-heavy world, not…


Top GoFundMe Campaigns of 2016 Will Melt Your Heart

December 26, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

In 2016, GoFundMe‘s most moving crowdfunding campaigns were designed to…


Meet The People You’ll Help When You Donate For The Holidays

December 21, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Gifting donations in someone’s name is a beautiful gesture—and a…


Congrats! You Helped 3 Awesome Nonprofits Win Grants For 2017

December 15, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

As nonprofits everywhere gear up for another year of changing…


Sustainable Bee Hives Help Former Inmates Thrive

December 9, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Formerly incarcerated individuals have a much harder time finding jobs…


This “Un-Gift List” Helps You Give Back For Holidays

December 8, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Guest editorial: Simone Mets, author of Very Christmas, has spent her…


On Cyber Monday, These Causes Remind Us What’s Important

November 24, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Hang on a sec—are you sure you should you be…


On #GivingTuesday, Give Minutes Instead of Money With GozAround

November 23, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

It probably feels like the entire world is donating money…


‘Building Beats’ Helps Fuel DJ Dreams For Inner-City Kids

November 22, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Major cutbacks to arts education programming in New York City—spending…


Foundation Helps Firefighters & Veterans in Memory of 9/11 Hero

November 22, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

Foundation Helps Firefighters & Veterans in Memory of 9/11 Hero…


Bronx Kids Boogie, Learn & Laugh With Help of Nonprofit

November 21, 2016Posted by Helaina Hovitz

The Bronx has ranked at the bottom of New York…